2004 Diana DeGarmo – Blue Skies

Blue Skies is the debut album by American Idol runner-up Diana DeGarmo, released in December 7, 2004 on RCA Records. It debuted at number 52, selling 47,000 copies in its first week and currently 168,000 copies.

Tracks

1  Cardboard Castles (Andreas Carlsson; Lisa Greene; Savan Kotecha) 3:38
2  Blue Skies (John Shanks; Kara DioGuardi) 4:03
3  Emotional (Andreas Carlsson; Chris Baide; Desmond Child) 3:06
4  Then I Woke Up (John Shanks; Kara DioGuardi; Samantha Jo Moore) 3:50
5  All I Never Wanted (John Shanks; Kara DioGuardi; Shelly Peiken) 4:25
6  Go On And Cry (David Foster; Linda Thompson) 4:26
7  The Difference In Me (John Shanks; Kara DioGuardi; Samantha Jo Moore) 4:02
8  Till You Want Me (John Shanks; Kara DioGuardi; Samantha Jo Moore) 3:31
Dreams (Andreas Carlsson; Desmond Child) 3:49
10  Boy Like You (John Shanks; Kara DioGuardi; Samantha Jo Moore) 2:58
11  Dream, Dream, Dream (John Shanks; Kara DioGuardi) 3:20
12  Don’t Cry Out Loud (Carole Bayer Sager; Peter Allen) 3:45

Musicians

1 Cardboard Castles

Bass Thomas Blindberg
Drums Abe Laboriel Jr
Guitar Tim Pierce
Guitar Carl Falk
Keyboards Kalle Engstrom
Keyboards Carl Falk
Background Vocals Andreas Carlsson
Background Vocals Anna Nordell
Background Vocals Keely Pressly
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


2 Blue Skies

Bass John Shanks
Drums Jeff Rothschild
Guitar John Shanks
Keyboards Jamie Muhoberac
Keyboards John Shanks
Background Vocals Kara DioGuardi
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


3 Emotional

Bass Thomas Blindberg
Drums Abe Laboriel Jr
Guitar Tim Pierce
Guitar Dan Warner
Guitar Andreas Carlsson
Keyboards Harry Sommerdahl
Background Vocals Anna Nordell
Background Vocals Keely Pressly
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


4 Then I Woke Up

Bass John Shanks
Drums Kenny Aronoff
Guitar John Shanks
Keyboards Jamie Muhoberac
Keyboards John Shanks
Background Vocals Kara DioGuardi
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


5 All I Never Wanted

Bass John Shanks
Drums Jeff Rothschild
Guitar John Shanks
Keyboards Jamie Muhoberac
Keyboards John Shanks
Background Vocals Kara DioGuardi
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


6 Go On And Cry

Keyboards Jochem Van Der Saag
Keyboards David Foster
Programming Neil Devor


7 The Difference In Me

Bass John Shanks
Drums Kenny Aronoff
Guitar John Shanks
Keyboards Jamie Muhoberac
Keyboards John Shanks
Background Vocals Kara DioGuardi
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


8 Till You Want Me

Bass John Shanks
Drums Kenny Aronoff
Guitar John Shanks
Keyboards Jamie Muhoberac
Keyboards John Shanks
Background Vocals Kara DioGuardi
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


9 Dreams

Bass Paul Bushnell
Acoustic Bass Dean Parks
Guitar Tim Pierce
Keyboards Carl Falk
Keyboards Kalle Engstrom
Piano Matt Rollings
French Horn Brad Warnaar
French Horn Joe Meyer
Cello Armen Ksajikian
Cello Larry Corbett
Viola Evan Wilson
Viola Robert Becker
Timpani Robert Zimmitti
Background Vocals Andreas Carlsson
Background Vocals Bill Champlin
Background Vocals Chris Willis
Background Vocals Desmond Child
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals Kevin Dorsey
Background Vocals Lori Perry
Background Vocals Oren Waters
Background Vocals Shelea Frazier
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


10 Boy Like You

Bass John Shanks
Guitar John Shanks
Keyboards Jamie Muhoberac
Keyboards John Shanks
Background Vocals Kara DioGuardi
Vocals Diana DeGarmo

11 Dream, Dream, Dream

Bass John Shanks
Drums Jeff Rothschild
Guitar John Shanks
Keyboards Jamie Muhoberac
Keyboards John Shanks
Background Vocals Kara DioGuardi
Vocals Diana DeGarmo


12 Don’t Cry Out Loud

Bass David Hungate
Drums Jim Keltner
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Guitar Dennis Budimir
Piano Bill Payne
Vocals Diana DeGarmo

Liner Notes

Producer – Andreas Carlsson (Track 1)
Producer – John Shanks (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Producer – Kara DioGuardi (Track 2)
Producer – David Foster (Track 6)
Producer – Desmond Child (Track 9)
Producer – Stephen Ferrera (Track 12)
Producer (Lead Vocal) – Desmond Child (Tracks 1, 3)
Producer (Lead Vocal) – Andreas Carlsson (Track 1)
Producer (Executive) – Clive Davis
Arranged By – David Foster (Track 6)
Arranged By – Barry Fasman (Track 12)
Arranged By (Choir) – Andreas Carlsson, Chris Willis (Track 9)
Arranged By (Horns) – David Foster, Jerry Hey (Track 6)
Arranged By (Horns) – David Campbell (Track 9)
Arranged By (Strings) – David Campbell (Track 2)
Arranged By (Strings) – David Foster, Jerry Hey (Track 6)
Arranged By (Strings) – David Campbell (Track 9)
Arranged By (Timpani) – David Campbell (Track 9)
Concertmaster – Charlie Bisharat (Track 2)
Conductor – David Campbell (Track 9)
Engineer – Jeff Rothschild (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Engineer – Harry Maslin, Steve Waldman (Track 12)
Engineer (Additional) – Lars Fox, Mark Valentine (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Engineer (Additional Pro Tools) – John Hanes (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10)
Engineer (Additional Pro Tools) – Carl Falk, Kalle Engström (Track 9)
Engineer (Assistant) – Tim Roberts (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10)
Engineer (Assistant) – Anthony Kilhoffer, Curt Kroeger, Greg Burns, Kevin Harp, Mike Eleopoulos (Track 9)
Engineer (Assistant Mix) – Kevin Harp (Track 9)
Engineer (Second) – Alex Pavlides, Mike Eleopoulos, Richard Hwang (Tracks 1, 3)
Engineer (Second) – Rick Ash, Steve Conger (Track 12)
Engineer (Digital), Edited By (Digital) – Alejandro Rodriguez, Jochem van der Saag, Neil Devor (Track 6)
Mastered By – Joe Yannece
Mixed By – Serban Ghenea (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Mixed By – Jeff Rothschild, John Shanks (Track 2)
Mixed By – Humberto Gatica (Track 6)
Mixed By – Bob Clearmountain (Track 9)
Mixed By – Andy Zulla, Harry Maslin (Track 12)
Recorded By – Andreas Carlsson, Carl Falk, Harry Sommerdahl, Jay Ruston, Kalle Engström, Matt Gruber (Track 1)
Recorded By – Dan Warner, Harry Sommerdahl, Matt Gruber (Track 2)
Recorded By – Humberto Gatica (Track 6)
Recorded By – Bob Clearmountain, Carl Falk, Jules Gondar, Kalle Engström, Matt Gruber, Richard Hwang, Rob Jacobs (Track 9)
Recorded By – Andy Zulla, Harry Maslin (Track 12)
Recorded By (Strings) – Steve Churchyard (Track 9)

Art Direction – FJH

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